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ANZAC Day – 25th April 2021

April 25, 2021 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Why is ANZAC Day so important in Australia? At 4.15AM on Sunday the 25th April 1915 an untried Corps of Australian soldiers waded ashore from the longboats that had brought them there from the large troopships further out to sea. As they came ashore in the dawn’s half light they were […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2020

April 25, 2020 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Why is ANZAC Day so important in Australia? At 4.15AM on Sunday the 25th April 1915 an untried Corps of Australian soldiers waded ashore from the longboats that had brought them there from the large troopships further out to sea. As they came ashore in the dawn’s half light they were […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2019

April 25, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Why is ANZAC Day so important in Australia? At 4.15AM on Sunday the 25th April 1915 an untried Corps of Australian soldiers waded ashore from the longboats that had brought them there from the large troopships further out to sea. As they came ashore in the dawn’s half light they were […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2018

April 25, 2018 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Why is ANZAC Day so important in Australia? At 4.15AM on Sunday the 25th April 1915 an untried Corps of Australian soldiers waded ashore from the longboats that had brought them there from the large troopships further out to sea. As they came ashore in the dawn’s half light they were […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2017

April 25, 2017 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Why is ANZAC Day so important in Australia? At 4.15AM on Sunday the 25th April 1915 an untried Corps of Australian soldiers waded ashore from the longboats that had brought them there from the large troopships further out to sea. As they came ashore in the dawn’s half light they were […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2016

April 25, 2016 by

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By Anton Lang ~ The importance of ANZAC Day in Australia At 4.15AM on Sunday the 25th April 1915 an untried Corps of Australian soldiers waded ashore from the longboats that had brought them there from the large troopships further out to sea. As they came ashore in the dawn’s half light they were mowed […]

The Public Saves ANZAC Day Again From Academics And The Left

April 27, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Academics and historians sneered but they couldn’t stop Australians turning out on Anzac Day in massive numbers. It wasn’t just the big Dawn Service commemorations in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Brisbane that drew record crowds. Even in the tiniest towns, the turnouts were unprecedented. At American River on Kangaroo Island more […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2015 – Centenary Commemoration

April 25, 2015 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Sunday April 25th 1915 Under cover of dark on a Moonless night, the troop ships steamed to the marshalling points, arriving around Midnight. Small motor launches and rowboats were lowered into the water from them. The nets were dropped over the sides of the ships as the large rowing boats pulled […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2014

April 25, 2014 by

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By Anton Lang ~ The acronym ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps The badge shown in the image is the original Rising Sun Badge worn on the hats of serving army personnel at the time. The badge has since been updated while at the same time retaining a similar look, with the […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2013

April 25, 2013 by

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The acronym ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps The badge shown in the image is the original Rising Sun Badge worn on the hats of serving army personnel at the time. The badge has since been updated while at the same time retaining a similar look, with the removal of the word […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2012

April 25, 2012 by

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The acronym ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. WHY THIS SPECIAL DAY IS COMMEMORATED IN AUSTRALIA ANZAC Day is the most important day on the Australian calendar. It is the day all Australians remember those who have fallen in all the Wars that Australia has fought in, and especially for one 8 […]

ANZAC Day

April 25, 2010 by

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By Andrew Bolt These are three short videos that indicate just part of the meaning of this most solemn of all days in Australia. The first is a song about Flanders Field along the Somme River. The second is a tribute to the fallen. The third is shows scenes from this morning’s Dawn Service from […]